Myanmar transfers corrupted / Tackle inequality first / Climate finance governance

Lawmakers Call for End to Disciplinary Transfers of Corrupt, Incompetent Officials.  Lawmakers have criticized the unofficial but long-standing practice of transferring civil servants to border and ethnic areas of the country as a disciplinary measure, and called for an end to such practice under a federal Union system.

Htet Naing Zaw/The Irrawaddy:


To tackle corruption, start with inequality (Commentary).  “To truly resolve public anxieties about corruption and corrupt officials, it is not enough to stage high-profile arrests and trials. We must first address the widespread belief that our society has grown increasingly polarized between the rich and the poor.”


Li Hui/Sixth Tone:


Raising standards in climate finance: a new approach (Blog).  If you’d like to find out which shortcomings are enabling corruption in [climate] adaptation finance and if you want to adopt a framework to measure governance standards, then you must read our report on the pilot!”

Md Mahfuzul Haque/Transparency International:

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